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Exercise 13: HTML5 Video

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Important: Serving video on a live web server

If posting to a server, your videos probably will not play unless you add this to your .htaccess file:

AddType video/ogg .ogv
AddType video/mp4 .mp4
AddType video/webm .webm

Further Reading


  • Handbrake, Mac software useful for encoding video as h.264 .MP4s.
  • Firefogg, an awesome Firefox extension that will convert your video to the ogv format.